Lufthansa signs order for GE9X, and GE90 engines to power cargo fleet

The Lufthansa Group has ordered a combined total of 18 GE9X and GE90 engines to power its fleet of long-haul Boeing 777 freight aircraft ©Boeing

The Lufthansa Group has announced an order for a combined total of 18 GE9X and GE90 engines to power its fleet of long-haul Boeing 777 freight aircraft.

Lufthansa recently announced the purchase of GE9X-powered Boeing 777-8 Freighters and GE90-powered Boeing 777 Freighters to upgrade its cargo fleet. The engine order includes 14 GE9X engines and four GE90 engines.

“We continue investing in more fuel-efficient, quieter and more economical aircraft and engines that emit significantly less CO2,” said Dorothea von Boxberg, CEO of Lufthansa Cargo. “This purchase of GE engines enables us to drive our fleet modernisation with premium products that enable increased operating efficiencies, as well as lower our fuel burn and reduce carbon emissions.”

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